Grand Rapids home collapses during fire

A Grand Rapids home was destroyed in a fire early Tuesday. (April 14, 2015)


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Investigators are looking into what caused a house fire in southeast Grand Rapids.

The fire was reported around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday at a vacant home in the 1000 block of Sigsbee Street.

The fire was fully involved when crews arrived and the house collapsed during the fire. Firefighters remained on scene until around 6 a.m. to put out hot spots at the vacant home.

Firefighters also had to put out a hot spot on a neighboring home.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, but authorities did tell 24 Hour News 8 the way the home collapsed was unusual.

Huge flames seen shooting from a Grand Rapids home.
(Huge flames seen shooting from a Grand Rapids home)

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